StuffIt Deluxe (update, Finder quits, and conflicts) As described on the StuffIt known problems web page, StuffIt Deluxe 4.5. Patch is now available. It fixes a trio of problem (all described previously on MacFixIt): (1) Magic Menu CM Plugin Registration Problem (2) Site License Registration Problem and most important (3) Finder Instability Problems. This last problem includes &… Read more
[Due to my web site host moving to a new physical location soon, there is also a chance that the web site will be down one day next week. However, it now looks like this will not happen until January.]
b. Much will be happening here at MacFixIt shortly after I return. … Read more
Power Computing (lack of?) Support I don't want to become a clearinghouse for complaints about customer service. However, I feel obligated to note that I have received several reports of difficulties getting help with Power Computing clones, now that support has been … Read more
Bottom Line moving Bottom Line is moving their offices to a new location. Their web site will be down from Friday 7:00 p.m. to perhaps Sunday or Monday.
Insider Update offer Insider Software today announced a special holiday price promotion for Insider Updates 2, "the leading Macintosh automatic software updating product." The "Update Through '98" promotion offers two free months of Insider Updates to users that purchase on or before December 24, 1997. The free demo updates all … Read more
PrintGuard 1.0.3 has several bug fixes. It's a control panel to alert users trying to print on previously identified network printers.
Revised Quicken 98? Frank Piccolo writes that, at least in Canada, Intuit has withdrawn Quicken 98 until January when it expects to release a re-vamped version that fixes numerous bugs. This is consistent with previous reports we have posted.
Now Utilities update coming? H. R. Goldman … Read more
FWB Software has released Hard Disk ToolKit 2.5. "This upgrade has undergone extensive testing to ensure compatibility and peak performance with Apple's new system software update, Mac OS 8. With the 'Multithreading' capability of Mac OS 8, users will now be able to use Hard Disk ToolKit 2.5 to format drives in the background while they continue using their Macintosh for other tasks." It also features a bootable CD and PCMCIA support.
The MSRP for Hard Disk ToolKit 2.5 is $199. All current owners of Hard Disk ToolKit 2.0 or … Read more
"Casady & Greene announces the release of Conflict Catcher 4 v4.1. The Conflict Catcher 4.1 Update is now available from the Casady & Greene web site as a free update for all Conflict Catcher 4 customers.
All previous versions of Conflict Catcher 3 and Conflict Catcher 4 will not work under Apple's upcoming Mac OS 8.1. They will have to update or upgrade to version 4.1."
It has numerous other enhancements, including "Enhanced Group Links Conflict Catcher now supports single-item Group Links and allows completely overlapping Group Links.&… Read more